The Good The Satechi SCH-121 Cup Holder Mount ships with cradles for smartphones and 7- to 10-inch tablets. When locked into place, the SCH-121 is quite stable.
The Bad The positioning arm could benefit from one more point of articulation at its base.
The Bottom Line Depending on the position and nature of your car's cup holders, the Satechi SCH-121 Cup Holder Mount is a reasonable alternative to windshield-mounting a tablet.
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Satechi SCH-121 Cup Holder Mount for Smartphones & Tablets
The Satechi Cup Holder mount is a fairly self-explanatory device that serves one very basic function: to hold your phone or tablet in place while you drive. Why would you even want to mount a tablet in your car in the first place?
Well, for the same reasons you may want to position a phone on your dashboard. With the aid of navigation software, a tablet can be a great alternative to a standalone GPS device or in-dash navigation system. Audio-streaming software can pipe in Internet radio and podcasts. The trick is to avoid the temptation to fire up Hero Academy or Battle Bears on your next dull freeway slog.
Satechi can't help you with that last bit, but its SCH-121 Cup Holder Mount for Tablets and Smartphones can help you to keep your phone or tablet visible, accessible, and stable while you drive.
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